Taxon  Report   6507 
Pinus balfouriana  Grev. & Balf.  ssp. balfouriana 
Klamath foxtail pine
Pinus balfouriana ssp. balfouriana
© 2018 Adam Chasey
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Pinus balfouriana ssp. balfouriana
© 2014 Steve Matson
Pinus balfouriana ssp. balfouriana
© 2013 Susan McDougall
Pinus balfouriana ssp. balfouriana, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Pinus balfouriana ssp. balfouriana
© 2011 Steve Matson
Family: PINACEAE  
Genus: Pinus
Parent Record Pinus balfouriana
Subalpine Forest
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   4.3 (broad endemic / strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Pinus balfouriana ssp. balfouriana
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jul 15, 2018).

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